Archive For The “food” Category

The key to a good deli is a great corned beef sandwich

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The key to a good deli is a great corned beef sandwich

The key to a good deli is a great corned beef sandwich Always on the hunt for a great corned beef sandwich. It’s not easy when you live in Chicagoland’s Southwest Suburbs, but there are a few that come close. Nothing like the great corned beef sandwiches you can get at Manny’s in the south…

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Finding the best Sunday Brunch restaurants

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Finding the best Sunday Brunch restaurants

Finding the best Sunday Brunch restaurants It seems like the Sunday Brunch has gone out of style or something. A lot of the great restaurants that once offered wide variety brunch menus seem to have disappeared. But if you look hard enough, there are a few worth the effort on a late Sunday morning By…

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Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving

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Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving

Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Remembering back to the 1960s when Arab Americans had hope for freedom and racism in America was focused elsewhere. Thanksgiving was a feast in Arab American homes in the 1960s and 1970s before politics, hatred, racism and Israeli violence created a refugee crisis By Ray Hanania Thanksgiving is a special holiday…

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The Primal Cut Steakhouse Restaurant review

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The Primal Cut Steakhouse Restaurant review

The Primal Cut Steakhouse Restaurant review There are a lot of great restaurants in the Chicagoland suburbs, but one of my favorites for steaks is The Primal Cut Steakhouse in Tinley Park. The steaks are always cooked perfectly and they are tasty. This is a must-visit place for steak lovers in Chicagoland’s suburbs By Ray…

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Southwest side pizzeria, a favorite for 20 years

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Southwest side pizzeria, a favorite for 20 years

Local pizzeria, a long time favorite Known for one of the best deep dish pizza’s on the Southwest side  By Steve Neuhaus  @newsshooter56   At the age of 19, Mike Guerra came to America in search of a better life and opportunities. In the mid 1970’s as a pizza cook at Giordano’s Restaurant on 63rd Street….

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Oak Lawn Restaurant Puts Unique Spin on Menu

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Oak Lawn Restaurant Puts Unique Spin on Menu

Oak Lawn Restaurant Puts Unique Spin on Menu A local favorite since 2011  By Steve Neuhaus Businesses come and go these days mostly due to the economy and competition, but for one local owner business is booming. I was told that I should visit the Stacked Pancake House in Oak Lawn, so I headed out…

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Smashburger is the ultimate best tasting burger ever

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Smashburger is the ultimate best tasting burger ever

Smashburger is the ultimate best tasting burger ever I grew up on hamburgers and I consider myself a hamburger connoisseur. Until recently, though I enjoyed burgers everywhere. But a few weeks ago, I happened across a place called Smashburgers and I am hooked. They are the best tasting hamburgers in the world By Ray Hanania…

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Cook County Beverage Tax Repeal Vote set for October 10

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Cook County Beverage Tax Repeal Vote set for October 10

Cook County Beverage Tax Repeal Vote set for October 10 A meeting of the Cook County Board’s Finance Committee has been called for Tuesday, October 10 at 10:00am to take up the ordinance to repeal the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax.  At the request of Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison, the lead sponsor of the…

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Preckwinkle allies push repeal vote to committee

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Preckwinkle allies push repeal vote to committee

Preckwinkle allies push repeal vote to committee Commissioner Sean Morrison’s Statement on Beverage Tax Repeal Ordinance. Vote on repeal set for October 10, 2017 as former New York Michael Bloomberg pours millions into advertising defending oppressive soda tax on suburban residents Chicago, IL – On August 9, I submitted the Beverage Tax repeal ordinance with…

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Preckwinkle has chased me out of Cook County

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Preckwinkle has chased me out of Cook County

Preckwinkle has chased me out of Cook County Toni Preckwinkle offensive retail sales tax on sweetened drinks and soda pop is so offensive, she has managed to push me out of Cook County. First the shopping goes and pretty soon it is followed by the physical existence. Cook County’s future under Preckwinkle is bleak, especially…

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National Magazine names Ziyad Tahini “Best” Tasting

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National Magazine names Ziyad Tahini “Best” Tasting

National Magazine names Ziyad Tahini “Best” Tasting Cook’s Illustrated crowns the Mediterranean food company’s Tahini as their favorite among leading brands. Cooks Illustrated, the iconic magazine that investigates how and why recipes work, named Ziyad brand All Natural Tahini as the best tasting sesame seed paste on the market. The recognition is the result of…

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Best place to find Mediterranean food on Facebook

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Best place to find Mediterranean food on Facebook

Best place to find Mediterranean food on Facebook There are a lot of misleading places on Facebook to get information on the Mediterranean Diet and Middle Eastern foods and recipes, but one of the best Facebook pages is called “Mediterranean Foods & Recipes.” You can click here to go to the Facebook Page and join…

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